Tag archive for ‘financial crisis’
By Justin Frewen On Sunday, January 23rd, 2011

Is there a Role for Human Rights in a Free Trade World?

Up to 50,000 people a day die from poverty related causes with 22,000 of these fatalities being children under the age of five. The plight of the world’s most impoverished and vulnerable people have been further More...

By Ana Nivtova On Thursday, November 25th, 2010

Putin Proposes Trade-Free Zone from Lisbon to Vladivostok

In a commentary published in Germany’s Sueddeutsche Zeitung, Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin proposed a stronger integration of economic ties between the European Union and Russia that would ideally More...

By Karen Lapitan On Tuesday, July 27th, 2010

China: The US is Insolvent and Faces Bankruptcy

A recent article in the Financial Times quotes the head of China’s biggest credit rating agency has said that the US is insolvent and U.S. credit ratings are a joke. “The western rating agencies are politicised More...

By Debbie Parker On Sunday, July 11th, 2010
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Crisis: Blame It on Wall Street Hedge Funds

When inquired about the financial crisis, all European leaders had to say was; “Blame it on Wall Street hedge funds, it is their fault”. The argument states that investors made a few slippery bets on Greek debt, More...

By Karen Lapitan On Thursday, April 29th, 2010

Germany’s debt crisis worsens

German chancellor Angela Merkel said on Wednesday that they are currently beefing up their effort to recover from a financial crisis that has put other nations’ eyes on Germany. Germany has slowly become one of More...

By Michael Sorense On Thursday, April 29th, 2010

Debt rating of Spain suffers downgrade

Spain follows Greece’s footsteps into a severe debt crisis as Standard and Poor’s rating agency cut Spain’s debt rating following a possible further deterioration of Spain’s budgetary position. Spain’s More...

By Andrey Alexandrov On Wednesday, March 10th, 2010

The Future of the U.S. Dollar

The World is concerned that the dollar cannot play the role of the main reserve currency any longer after the financial crisis sparked by the collapse of the U.S. mortgage market led to the worst global recession More...

By Ana Nivtova On Saturday, March 6th, 2010
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World War III is imminent, who can solve the problem?

Can religion solve the huge global problems of humanity and the earth? Throughout the ages, society has challenged conventional belief systems to spur personal thought as well as public dialogue and debate. With More...

By Michael Sorense On Wednesday, February 24th, 2010
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Is Capitalism Dead? Ahmadinejad and Munger think so

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said on Monday that dramatic change in world order is underway as “the collapse of the capitalist system was imminent”. The President announced the warning during More...

By Stefano Guttierez On Wednesday, February 24th, 2010
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Alan Greenspan: ‘Worst crisis in history’

Alan Greenspan has called the financial crisis, “by far the greatest financial crisis, globally, ever” — including the 1930s Great Depression. Greenspan commented on the crisis in an address to More...